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Table 2 Prevalence of economic abuse, domestic violence, and symptoms of common mental disorder among 4906 ever-married women in informal settlements in Mumbai

From: Economic abuse and its associations with symptoms of common mental disorders among women in a cross-sectional survey in informal settlements in Mumbai, India

  n (%)
Lifetime economic abuse
 Denied the right to property 488 (10)
 Not trusted with money 394 (8)
 Belongings taken by force 330 (7)
 Money hidden from respondent 277 (6)
 Told lies about job or finances 263 (5)
 Convinced to loan money and not repaid 255 (5)
 Valuables sold without consent 243 (5)
 Kept from having enough money 230 (5)
 Harassed for not bringing natal family money or property 222 (4)
 Prevented from seeking employment 160 (3)
 Money taken or bank account used coercively 122 (2)
 Forced to bring money from natal family 110 (2)
 Forced to hand over income 100 (2)
 Gambling without her consent 92 (2)
 Loan taken without her consent 45 (1)
Any of the above 1106 (23)
Lifetime domestic violence
 Physical violence 1243 (25)
 Sexual violence 285 (6)
 emotional violence 1553 (32)
Domestic violence in last 12 months
 Physical violence 618 (13)
 Sexual violence 186 (4)
 Emotional violence 927 (19)
Symptoms of common mental disorders
 Moderate or severe depression on PHQ-9 443 (9)
 Moderate or severe anxiety on GAD-7 299 (6)
 Suicidal thoughts in the past 12 months 310 (6)
 Suicidal action in the past 12 months 31 (< 1)
 Suicidal thoughts or action in the past 12 months 314 (6)
 All 4906 (100)
  1. PHQ-9 Patient Health Questionnaire 9-question screen, GAD-7 Generalised Anxiety Disorder 7-question screen